May 28, 2015

CathCon Daily - 5/28/2015

To be conservative, then, is to prefer the familiar to the unknown, to prefer the tried to the untried, fact to mystery, the actual to the possible, the limited to the unbounded, the near to the distant, the sufficient to the superabundant, the convenient to the perfect, present laughter to utopian bliss. - Michael Oakeshott

Pre-Traumatic Stress Disorder - Theodore Dalrymple, City Journal

We’re Paying More Than Ever for Government to Regulate Us - James Quarles, Daily Signal

The Real Immigration Challenge - Pete Spiliakos, First Things

Harold Bloom’s American Sublime - Allen Mendenhall, American Conservative

In Praise of Shadows - Maria Popova, Brain Pickings

Why the Birth Rate Is Down and What That Means - Madaline Donnelly, Daily Signal

Science-Gilding the Marriage Debate - Jason Richwine, Public Discourse

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